BH-F14831: Roman coin: denarius of Hadrian

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Unique ID: BH-F14831

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A silver denarius of Hadrian (AD 117-138); 'Spes advancing left' reverse; minted at Rome, AD 125-128; RIC Vol. II, p. 361, no. 181. The coin is slightly worn on the obverse, worn on the reverse. It measures 18.3mm in diameter, 2.1mm thick and weighs 2.96g.

Class: Denarius

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 125
Date to: AD 128

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 2.96 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Richard Gibson
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 09/200 - 8

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Denarius (Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Hadrian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right, (drapery over left shoulder).
Obverse inscription: [HAD]RIANVS-AVGVSTVS

Reverse description: Spes advancing left, holding flower and raising dress.
Reverse inscription: COS III

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Uttlesford (District)
To be known as: Takeley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: With finder.
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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